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First, you'll need a topic. Use one that your instructor has given you or get one here, with this Random LAST Topic Generator. Each time you click the button, a new topic will appear in a pop-up window. You may want to leave this pop-up window open for easy reference to your topic as you work through this section.

O.K., now that you have a topic, it's time to start writing.

To write your essay, you want to feel comfortable with the question you will answer in the body of your paper. When you are taking the test, you can underline words and phrases that are important to the question's meaning.

You will also want to try to paraphrase the question — write it in your own words. Paraphrase the question in the box below:

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